Hello Kitty is a popular Japanese cartoon figure of a white cat with a red bow. She was introduced by Japanese company Sanrio in 1974, and now generates billions of dollars of revenues per year. Aimed at young girls, she has a cult adult following as well.
Venus was the Roman Goddess of love. According to mythology, she was born out of the sea as a fully grown woman. Botticelli's famous painting, "The Birth of Venus", captures the moment: